Surveillance device helps prevent dengue fever

Researchers have developed a portable device that detects dengue-infected mosquitoes in a field.

This has the potential to prevent the spread of dengue fever, a virus accountable for 1 million hospitalisations each year.

The tool is easy to use, speedy, and its data can be uploaded with GPS information via mobile devices. This makes it a viable and useful option for developing regions where dengue fever is a severe public health issue.

Read more at The University of Queensland